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Pope Francis with Cardinal Arthur Roche, prefect of the Vatican's Dicastery of Divine Worship and Discipline of Sacraments, at the consistory in St. Peter's Basilica, Aug. 27, 2022

Vatican worship dicastery’s meeting to focus on proper liturgical formation, implementation

Feb 5, 2024

By Matthew Santucci

The Dicastery for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments announced that its annual plenary assembly will be held... Read more


Kentucky bishop dismisses priests who derided novus ordo Mass as ‘irrelevant’

Jan 25, 2024

By Daniel Payne

Covington Bishop John Iffert announced his decision in a letter to members of Our Lady of Lourdes Parish in Park... Read more

Father Terrence M. Keehan, pastor of Holy Family Catholic Church in Inverness, Illinois, using a guitar to give the final blessing at a Mass livestreamed on Feb. 13, 2022.

You saw the guitar blessing? There was more to that Mass that you missed

Feb 23, 2022

By Joe Bukuras, Shannon Mullen

A tweeted video clip of a priest using a guitar to bless the congregation at the end of Mass sparked... Read more

Fr. Sixto Eduardo Varela Santamaría has been suspended by the Bishop of the Diocese of Alajuela in Costa Rica after the priest said Mass in the Ordinary Form in Latin and ad orientem.

Costa Rican bishop suspends priest for saying Ordinary Form Mass in Latin and ad orientem

Aug 21, 2021

By ACI Prensa

In a WhatsApp voice message obtained by ACI Prensa, Fr. Sixto Eduardo Varela Santamaría insisted that "since the Bishop's decree... Read more

Pope Francis meets with the participants of the 68th National Liturgical Week in the Vatican's Paul VI Hall, Aug. 24, 2017.

For Pope Francis, 'the liturgical reform is irreversible'

Aug 24, 2017

On Thursday Pope Francis told a group of Italian liturgists that while the process of implementing the liturgical reform following... Read more